a single length (30 feet or 9 m) of drill pipe, drill collar, casing, or tubing that has threaded connections at both ends. Several joints screwed together constitute a stand of pipe.
is a discontinuity, fracture or parting in a rock, involving no displacement.
A single length of pipe. Coupled or welded to other lengths, joints become a string. The term joint may also refer to the couplings or joints themselves.
A joint is the junction of two or more bones that permits varying degrees of motion between the bones. In the spine, each vertebral segment is a joint comprised of the two vertebrae, the disc in between, and the paired facet joints behind and in between the vertebrae.Found on http://www.spine-health.com/glossary/j/joint
Type: Term Pronunciation: joynt Definitions: 1. anatomy the place of union, usually more or less movable, between two or more rigid skeletal components (bones, cartilage, or parts of a single bone). Joints between skeletal elements exhibit a great variety of form and function, and are classified into three general morphologic types: fibrous joints;...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=46292
In audio engineering, joint refers to a joining of several channels of similar information in order to obtain higher quality, a smaller file size, or both. ==Joint stereo== The term joint stereo has become prominent as the Internet has allowed for the transfer of relatively low bit rate, acceptable-quality audio with mod...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_(audio_engineering)
Joint is slang for a disreputable establishment, such as a bar or nightclub.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZJ.HTM
A fracture of rock without displacement (displacement defines faulting). Jointing of bedrock by pressure release, thermal stress, frost action, and chemical weathering between glaciations allows rapid, effective erosion during glaciations. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20131
Something shared equally by two or more people. The word 'joint' can have several other meanings, for example where two bones meet, or at the junction of two (or more) objects.
Example: Jo and Jason are joint owners of the flat, they own it together.
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- affecting or involving two or more 2. [adj] - united or combined 3. [adj] - involving both houses of a legislature 4. [n] - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if the articulation allows motion) 5. [n] - a disreputable place of entertainment 6. [n] - junction b...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=joint
The place where two bones meet. Most joints are moveable, i.e., the bones can move with respect to each other. Different types of joints allow different types of movement â€` the joint between the shoulder and the arm allows movement in three dimensions, while the elbow allows movement in only two dimensions.
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The junction of members or the edge of members that are to be joined or have been joined.Found on http://www.bocindustrial.co.uk/bocindustrial/technical/glossary/j.html
Interface between two parts. See also: Clamping Force, Lap Joint, Tee Joint.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/j/o/joint/source.html
Intersection of framing members at a point. (Bolted joint, fixed joint, welded joint.)Found on http://www.corusconstruction.com/en/design_guidance/the_blue_book/
Joints are the connection point between two bones that allow movement.
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Joint: A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according to their motion: a ball and socket joint; a hinge joint; a condyloid joint (a joint that permits a...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4074
The space between the adjacent surfaces of two members or components joined and held together by nails, glue, cement, mortar, or other means. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933
The space between stones or bricks in a wall, usually filled with mortar. The term is also applied to the points at which sections of gutter, downpipe, etc meet, and to a narrow channel, filled with a flexible material) in brickwork or render to allow for expansion and contraction (an expansion joint). Related Words: Down pipe; Gutter ; Mortar
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[ French joint
, from joindre
, past participle joint
. See Join
The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction; as, a ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/11
Joint transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Jointed
; present participle & verbal noun Jointing
To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint
boards. « P...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/11
Joint intransitive verb
To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint
, neatly. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/11
Joint noun 1.
a notch.] A projecting or retreating part in something; any irregularity of line or surface, as in a wall. [ Now Chiefly U. S.] 2. (Theaters)
A narrow piece of scenery used to join together two flats or wings of an interior setting. 3.
A place o...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/J/11
1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. 'Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood.' (Pope) ... 2. To join; to connect; to unite; to combine. 'Jointing their force 'gainst Caesar.' (Shak) ... 3. To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate. 'The fingers are jointed toge...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
involving both houses of a legislature; `a joint session of Congress`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=joint
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